Painter, Educator, Illustrator, Lithographer
Active in Sag Harbor, N.Y.
Size: Transcript: 48 pages
Format: Originally recorded 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 45 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Henry Billings conducted 1964 November 25, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Henry Billings (1901-1985) was a painter and illustrator of Sag Harbor, New York.
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.